By Lindsey Tanner | 04/21/14 08:12 AM
Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
By Seanna Adcox | 04/21/14 08:08 AM
South Carolina may spend $27 million next fiscal year on continued efforts to secure taxpayers' personal data and provide another year of credit protection following the 2012 hacking at the state's tax-collection agency.
By Becky Bohrer | 04/21/14 08:07 AM
The Alaska Senate unanimously passed legislation setting out a new approach for addressing the state's pension obligation Saturday, less than three hours after the plan emerged from the Senate Finance Committee.
By Associated Press | 04/21/14 08:05 AM
A proposal to change Pennsylvania law regarding stalking and harassment in labor disputes is generating a dispute among Republicans in the state Legislature.
By Associated Press | 04/21/14 08:02 AM
Industry and special interest groups have spent more than $200,000 in the last three years on trips for Missouri lawmakers.
By Associated Press | 04/21/14 07:59 AM
Colorado budget-writers are nearing a decision on how new marijuana taxes should be spent.
By Becky Bohrer | 04/21/14 07:58 AM
After blowing past midnight on what was supposed to be the last day of session, Alaska lawmakers planned to plow on with their work on Monday in a bid to resolve their differences on education.
04/21/14 06:46 AM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a suicide attack targeting a police checkpoint outside the capital, Baghdad, has killed at least nine people. A police officer says the bomber drove an explosives-laden car into the checkpoint in the town of Suwayrah, killing four policemen and five...
04/21/14 05:45 AM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian parliament speaker says the country will hold presidential elections on June 3.
By Washington Examiner | 04/21/14 05:37 AM
Remember Aesop’s fable about the little shepherd boy who twice cried “wolf!” when there was none? The villagers who came running to help save their sheep warned him afterwards not to cry out when there really wasn’t a wolf. Sadly, the sheep were all lost because, when there really was a...
04/21/14 12:30 AM
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SKorean president calls actions of sunken ferry's captain, some crew 'unforgivable, murderous'
04/20/14 11:30 PM
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers. Senior prosecutor Ahn Sang-don told reporters Monday that two first mates, one second mate and a chief engineer are also...
04/20/14 11:15 PM
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Prosecutor: 4 crewmembers detained for allegedly failing to protect SKorean ferry passengers.
By Steve Chapman | 04/20/14 05:13 PM
Criminals are generally despised, and cops are not universally beloved. But one participant in the criminal justice system has no enemies: victims of crime. They're the Sara Lee of American politics. Everybody doesn't like someone, but nobody doesn't like victims. The movement to protect this...
04/20/14 04:42 PM
NEW YORK — General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company. The company, which owns Cheerios, Progresso and Yoplait, had posted a notice on its website notifying visitors of a change to its legal terms — visitors using its websites...
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